Chicago Food & Drink

Where to eat and drink in Chicago.
portillo's river north

CHICAGO | For many locals, a visit to Portillo’s is a must when talking about Chicago’s not-to-be-missed food experiences. Portillo’s is a Chicago institution originally founded in 1963 as a hot dog stand in Villa Park known as The Dog House. The restaurant quickly grew in popularity and, four years

tobacco road tap room lincoln park

CHICAGO | Lincoln Park, one of Chicago’s most iconic, beautiful, and storied neighborhoods is now home to Tobacco Road Tap Room, the first Atlantic Coast Conference (“ACC”) bar in the heart of Chicago. Originally, “Tobacco Road” was the title of a 1932 Erskine Caldwell novel about poor, rural sharecroppers in

chicago restaurant week 2017

CHICAGO | One of our favorite times of year, Chicago Restaurant Week, is back for 2017! From 27 January – 9 February, many of Chicago’s finest restaurants will be offering dining deals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Now in its 10th year, Chicago Restaurant Week has become a Chicago culinary

dove's luncheonette wicker park

CHICAGO | Dove’s Luncheonette is named after Nelson Algren’s 1956 novel, ‘A Walk on the Wild Side’, in tribute to bygone diners and watering holes. The Wicker Park restaurant aims to be a spot where people from all walks of life can converge to savor a cocktail and delicious meal.

la sirena clandestina west loop

CHICAGO | La Sirena Clandestina, which translates to ‘hidden mermaid’ in Portuguese, is inspired by the dark and cozy beach restaurants scattered along coastal Brazil. Head chef and owner John Manion drew upon influences from his childhood in São Paulo, as well as subsequent travels throughout South America and the

ginos east deep dish pizza

CHICAGO | If you’re planning a trip to Chicago, you likely already have one meal planned – deep dish pizza, a Chicago institution. The Windy City has long been a destination for foodies. It’s a melting pot brimming with celebrity chefs, but when it comes to deep dish pizza many

table donkey stick logan square

CHICAGO | Are you looking for a cozy, rustic spot to dine at in Logan Square this winter? If yes, you must head to Table, Donkey, & Stick for a taste of Europe’s Alpine region on Armitage. The name of the restaurant comes from a Brothers Grimm fairy tale, but

southport grocery cafe lakeview

CHICAGO | Are you looking for a great brunch spot in the Southport Corridor where Wrigleyville, Lakeview, and North Center meet? Well Southport Grocery & Cafe is a favorite of ours and it might just be what you’re looking for. The space is simple and unassuming, and on top of

lyfe kitchen river north

CHICAGO | Where can you find vegan, gluten-free and paleo-friendly menu items all under one roof? Head to LYFE (Love Your Food Everyday) Kitchen for a “health casual” experience. The chain was started by two former McDonald’s executives, and the menu co-created by Oprah’s former Chef Art Smith. Seasonal vegetables

best wine bars chicago

CHICAGO | Where are the best wine bars in Chicago? Whether you are looking to impress a date or catch up with friends, our guide to Chicago’s best wine bars has you covered. No matter your budget, or whether you’re well versed in wine styles and grape varietals or just know